About the Journal

About the Journal

Language Teaching and Educational Research (LATER) is a peer-revieweed open access journal, which does not charge any fees for submission. LATER aims to transform the theoretical and methodological dimensions of learning, teaching and research into a practical and tangible perspective.

Publication Frequency

LATER is published online twice a year, in June and December.

Peer Review Process

LATER strictly adheres to double-blind peer-review system. Each manuscript submitted to LATER is peer-reviewed by at least two field experts. Submitted papers are initially made subject to an editorial screening process and iThenticate plagiarism detection software. Following the editorial screening in terms of quality, format and scope of the manuscript, the editor decides whether to send it for peer review. Manuscripts which survive the initial editorial scrutiny are allocated to reviewers. Reviewers are asked to come up with one of the following decisions, with justifications for their reasons. In case of two contrasting decisions, the manuscript is sent to a third reviewer. Typically, authors are returned with a decision about their submission within 50 days maximum.

•The article can be published as it is.

•The article can be published after revisions. I do not need to see the revised article.

•The article can be published after revisions. I would like to see the revised article.

•Not accept. The paper should be resubmitted after major revision.

•The article cannot be published.


Open Access Policy

LATER provides open access to all the published papers in an effort to disseminate knowledge worldwide.

Recruitment for Reviewers

No doubt, effective peer reviews and reviewer contributions are of utmost importance for maintaining the quality and success of any journal. LATER is open to new reviewers from all around the world. To become a reviewer, please contact our journal at laterjournal@gmail.com